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Allene Fletcher LanouMay 6, 1920 ~ April 24, 2017 (age 96)
Allene Fletcher Lanou
Allene Sophie Fletcher Lanou died on April 24, 2017 in the comfort of her family at the VNA McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester. She was born in Johnson, Vermont on May 6, 1920 to Anne Scharle Fletcher and Willard Allen Fletcher. She married Joseph Richard Lanou on September 12, 1946 in Burlington. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband and her siblings; Lewis Fletcher, Scharle Nies-Fletcher, Willard Fletcher and her son, Joseph Richard Lanou Jr. She is survived by her daughters Marilyn Anne Lanou Hindes (Churchill) and Michele Marie Lanou Waters (Jonathan) and her grandchildren Jeffrey Gordon Hindes (Kristen), Joseph Andrew Hindes, John Benjamin Yousey-Hindes (Kimberly) and Emilie Catherwood Waters Harris (James). She is also survived by her great-grandchildren Emma James Hindes, Lucy Churchill Hindes, Aya Richard Yousey-Hindes and Rye Lewis Yousey-Hindes, and extended family across the United States and in Luxembourg. Allene's life was an accumulation of fascinating chapters. She requested, "Those who know me know my stories—there is no need to retell them here". Her funeral mass will be celebrated at the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel on the Saint Michael's College campus in Colchester at 9:30 on Thursday, May 18, 2017.